Gregory Beck is a professional musician with over 30 years of experience performing with many variousSouthern Californiagroups and national artists. Over the years, he has performed or recorded with such artists as Bill Watrous, Tom Scott, Jon Fadis, Bobby Shew, Eddie Daniels, Jack Sheldon, Bill Cunliffe, Bob Sheppard, Frankie Laine, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, Pat Upton, Debbie Boone, American Idol Finalist Anthony Fedorov, and with such groups as The Temptations, The Four Tops, The Funk Brothers, The Nelson Riddle Orchestra, and the San Diego Chargers Band. Besides performing locally, Greg has toured nationally and internationally with Jazz artists inAustralia,Japan, andGermany. Currently, Greg uses his trumpet and keyboard skills as the assistant music director for Sensation Showband, a corporate showband that travels all over the country (includingAlaska&Hawaii) to provide entertainment for events held by large companies such as Microsoft, IBM, Pepsi-Cola, YMCA, and the San Diego Padres.
Greg is no stranger to being on stage. Not only has he been performing with professional bands since he was seven, but he has also done some television and acting work. At age ten, he competed against five hundred other talented kids to become an Honorary Disney Mouseketeer. He had the honor of singing, dancing, and performing both trumpet and piano with the Original Mouseketeers from the Mickey Mouse Club Show atDisneylanddoing several live reunion stage shows. Other TV work includes The Gong Show (winner), The PBS Christmas Music Special, and The Seaworld-Busch Gardens Special with David Hasselhoff.
Partial list of CD’s Greg can be found on:
Brad Steinwehe Jazz Orchestra: Nutville
Brad Steinwehe Jazz Orchestra: Wgasa Jam
Randy Morser: Air Mail Special
Ira B. Liss Big Band Jazz Machine: Everything Under the Sun